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Auburn University Montgomery
This podcast will assist students in obtaining a better understanding of multiple meaning words. The types of multiple meaning words that are discussed in this podcast are homonyms, homophones, and homographs.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[ELA] (1) 3: Demonstrate vocabulary skills, including sorting words into categories and deriving word meaning from context within sentences and paragraphs.
[ELA] (2) 3: Exhibit vocabulary skills, including explaining simple common antonyms and synonyms and using descriptive words.
[ELA] (3) 4: Use a wide range of strategies and skills, including retelling information, using context clues, and making inferences to identify main idea, to comprehend third-grade informational and functional reading materials.
[ELA2010] (1) 40: With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. [L.1.5]
[ELA2010] (2) 38: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. [L.2.4]
[ELA2010] (3) 40: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. [L.3.4]